Monthly Archives: July 2014

Tony Leslie Berry

Posted on July 14, 2014 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

SUMMERTON – Tony Leslie Berry, 75, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home.

Born March 21, 1939, in Saluda, he was a son of the late Mark Boyd Berry and Martha Bradley Berry Dawkins and was raised by his mother and stepfather, the late Boyce Dawkins of Stoney Hill. He was a 1958 graduate of Prosperity High School, a U.S. Air Force veteran, the owner and operator of Tony’s Beauty Salon in Mt. Pleasant and later Tony’s Hair Corral in Summerton.

Tony was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Elloree and often attended St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in … Read the rest


William Ray Flemming

Posted on July 14, 2014 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

William Ray Flemming

William Ray Flemming

William Ray Flemming, 93, widower of Evelyn Matejik Flemming, died July 12, 2014, in Columbia.

Born March 25, 1921, in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late William and Lucy Hicks Flemming. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater. A graduate of Clemson University, he remained a loyal Tiger throughout his life, was active in IPTAY, was a lifetime member of the Clemson Fund and the Clemson Alumni Association and served on the University Board of Visitors.

A great athlete, William Ray Flemming lettered in baseball … Read the rest


Manning Times Koozie Kontest: Ann Driggers

Posted on July 14, 2014 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

ann-driggersAnn Driggers of Manning sent in this picture for the Manning Times Koozie Kontest. The koozies, which feature the Manning Times on one side and Subway of Manning on the other, are available at the Manning Times office, 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning, for $1 each.

Purchase one, take a unique picture with it, and send to editorial@manninglive.com, and we will post it on our website. We will then share it to Facebook. The picture that gets the most SHARES (NOT LIKES or VIEWS) on Facebook will be our winner. The prize is a YETI Cooler.


Pinewood man charged with second-degree CSC

Posted on July 14, 2014 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Victor Raynor

Victor Raynor

A man charged July 4 with second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor between the ages of 11 and 14 was denied bond last week by Clarendon Magistrate Judge June Briggs at the Clarendon County Detention Center.

The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office alleges that a 13-year-old girl who ran away from home between May 27 and 30 was found with Victor Raynor, 31, of 1107 McDuffie Road in Pinewood, at his home. A 34-year-old woman told the girl’s mother where she was, and the mother took her from the home to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, who transferred … Read the rest


District 2 promotes Judy Holmes, Otis Reed

Posted on July 14, 2014 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

promotion2Manning Primary School Assistant Principal Otis Reed was promoted to interim principal of the school on Monday morning by Clarendon School District 2 Superintendent John Tindal. He will be filling the shoes of former principal Judy Holmes, who was herself promoted to be director of gifted and talented programs and special projects for the district.

See the July 17 edition of The Manning Times for more.

 


Summer Giveaway Winner: Tara Summer

Posted on July 14, 2014 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Tara Summer of Santee was the lucky winner of a $300 gift card from Subway of Manning in The Manning Times’ first Summer Giveaway. We will be posting the other winners today and Tuesday.

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GALLERY: Red Cross Auction

Posted on July 13, 2014 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

red-cross-auction-5Sandhills Chapter of the American Red Cross volunteer Jennie Geddings said Friday that the organization’s 9th annual auction didn’t just bring in the most money for the organization.

“It was also our best well attended,” she said. “We counted more than 100 people overall. That’s the most we’ve ever had.”

Held at Manning United Methodist Church on June 26, the auction featured everything from juicers and antiques to specialty items like a concrete sculpture of the state of South Carolina by Smith Construction of Sumter.

John Milton Odom and his son, Johnny, of Odom Auction, conducted the event, which … Read the rest


Summerton Job Fair

Posted on July 13, 2014 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

job fairClarendon School District 1 and S.C. Works will hold a Job Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 23 at the Clarendon School District 1 Community Resource Center, 1154 Fourth St. in Summerton. The job fair will offer tips, including dressing for success; making a lasting impression; and what to include in your resume.


Willie Thomas Black

Posted on July 13, 2014 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Willie Thomas Black

Willie Thomas Black

SUMMERTON — Willie Thomas Black, 87, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home.

Born July 25, 1926, in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Joseph Black Sr. and Nell Bethune Black. He attended Clarendon County public schools. He was joined in matrimony Jan. 22, 1946, to the late Mamie Ruth Riley, and from this union seven children were born.

He was preceded in death by two children, James and Juanita Black; three grandchildren, Joe Dixon, Matthew Dixon and Jannie Ruth Black; four sisters, Mary Lillie Owens, Nora Lee Stukes, Mary Jackson and Fannie … Read the rest


William Calvin Sr.

Posted on July 13, 2014 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

William Calvin Sr.

William Calvin Sr.

William Calvin Sr., 74, husband of Ellanor Taylor Calvin, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.

Born Sept. 8, 1939, in Alcolu, he was a son of the late Henry Calvin and Ella Owens Calvin. He attended Clarendon County public schools. In his youth he became a member of Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, serving on the Board of Trustees there. He worked as a farmer for Samuel Durant for more than 50 years until his health failed.

Survivors besides his wife of Alcolu include three sons, William Calvin Jr. of Burlington, … Read the rest


Posted on July 13, 2014 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Summer Giveaway Winner: Isabel Belangia

Posted on July 13, 2014 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

IGA-winnerIsabel Belangia of Manning was the lucky winner of a $100 gift card from Manning IGA in The Manning Times’ first Summer Giveaway. We will be posting the other winners today and Monday.

 


Albert Gordon Jr.

Posted on July 13, 2014 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Albert Gordon Jr.

Albert Gordon Jr.

Albert Gordon Jr., 41, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Born in Sumter, he was a son of Martha Dukes Gordon and the late Albert Gordon Sr. “Kem” or “Gubb,” as he was affectionately known, attended Sumter County public schools, and graduated from Maywood High School’s Class of 1991. He attended Voorhees College in Denmark. He joined Mulberry Missionary Baptist Church in Sumter at an early age. He was formerly employed with J.W. Southwoods Co. in Manning, and later with Greenview Recycling in Concord, N.C.

He was preceded in death by his … Read the rest


Murray Montgomery Sr.

Posted on July 13, 2014 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Murray Montgomery Sr.

Murray Montgomery Sr.

NEW ZION — Retired Judge Murray Montgomery Sr., 87, husband of Jannie Mae Walker Montgomery, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

Born May 1, 1927, in Nesmith, he was a son of the late Wesley Montgomery and Allie Norris Montgomery. He attended Williamsburg County public schools, and received a bachelor of science degree in agriculture in 1951 from South Carolina State College in Orangeburg. There, he was an outstanding football player, and in 1998, he was inducted into the S.C. State University Athletic Hall of Fame.

He was an avid supporter of Bulldog … Read the rest


John Roosevelt McClary

Posted on July 13, 2014 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

SUMTER – John Roosevelt McClary, 74, husband of Mary Jane Cribb McClary, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at WJBD VA Hospital in Columbia.

Born May 3, 1940, in Greeleyville, he was a son of the late John A. McClary and Dora Johnson McClary.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Freddie McClary; and two sisters, Ella Mae Patterson and Frances (Gene) Anderson.

John Roosevelt McClary attended Williamsburg County public schools, graduating from Williamsburg County Training School, now known as C.E. Murray High School. After graduation he enlisted with the U.S. Army, serving until 1964. He was honorably discharged and … Read the rest


Gable resident reappointed to farmer advisory council

Posted on July 13, 2014 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

monsanto-grow-fundGable resident Thomas DuRant will serve on the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Farmer Advisory Council again in 2014. The Farmer Advisory Council is responsible for reviewing the top grant applications for the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program and will select rural school districts from across the U.S. to receive grants of either $10,000 or $25,000 to enhance math and science education. Coming from a variety of backgrounds in agriculture, council members are leaders in their communities and share a passion for rural America.

“It is an honor and privilege to partner with the Monsanto Fund to help rural … Read the rest


Summer Giveaway Winner: Lisa Osborne

Posted on July 12, 2014 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

winnerLisa Osborne of Sumter won a $100 gift certificate from Jessica’s Boutique in Manning in The Manning Times’ first Summer Giveaway. We will be posting pictures of more winners throughout the weekend.


Manning Times Koozie Kontest: Josh Partee

Posted on July 12, 2014 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Image-1Josh Partee of Manning sent in this picture for the Manning Times Koozie Kontest. The koozies, which feature the Manning Times on one side and Subway of Manning on the other, are available at the Manning Times office, 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning, for $1 each. Purchase one, take a unique picture with it, and sent to editorial@manninglive.com, and we will post it on our website. We will then share it to Facebook. The picture that gets the most SHARES (NOT LIKES or VIEWS) on Facebook will be our winner. The prize is a YETI Cooler.


Clarendon, Colleton awarded grants to help draw biofuel industries

Posted on July 12, 2014 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

clarendon countyEconomic developers in Clarendon and Colleton counties just got two grants that will help fund studies on transportation biofuel investments for commercial and military use in each county.

South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance program manager Andrew Epting said in a release the studies will facilitate “a dialogue between four industrial scale biofuel production companies, the Clarendon County Development Board, the Colleton County Economic Development Alliance and feedstock availability and distribution experts.”

“The result will be a report detailing all required physical and natural assets these companies need to locate large commercial biofuels production facilities in South Carolina,” Epting said.… Read the rest


Happy Anniversary: Willie and Juanita McFadden

Posted on July 12, 2014 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Juanita and Willie McFadden

Mr. Willie and Mrs. Juanita McFadden celebrated 50 good years of marriage on June 26, 2014.

Both were born and raised in Manning. They were given an anniversary celebration June 28  at the Cypress Center in Manning by their children, Patricia (Arthur) Moyd, Gwendolyn (Gregory Williams) McFadden, Stephanie (David) Henderson, Wally (Lateshia) McFadden and Joseph Rose. They are blessed with six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The children sent this message:

“We pray that we are able to celebrate many, many more anniversaries with this lovely couple. We love you!”

Send your anniversary, birthday, engagement and wedding … Read the rest


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